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Note of dissent against Tehelka’s newly announced Tarun Sehrawat Award for Journalism of Courage and Conscience

courtesy- Tehelka   Pratik Kumar- Facebook Why make a martyr out of Tarun Sehrawat? The young departed soul deserves an apology, and not memorials or an award in his name. His colleagues say that he died brave and strong. I… Continue Reading →

#India – Tribal land is Eklavya’s thumb, Dronacharya, the State is demanding as the price for ‘development’

There can also be an alternative universe PK Vijayan and Karen Gabriel June 12, 2013, Hindustan Times Mahendra Karma engineered Salwa Judum (SJ), a vigilante tribal group hired and armed by the State-corporate land and mining nexus to exterminate tribals… Continue Reading →

#India- wake up to the mining-politician nexus wreaking havoc in our politics

  On 25 May, the ghastly Naxal attack on a convoy of Congress leaders in Darbha, Chhattisgarh, jolted political leaders across the spectrum. Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh — who has been driving the development agenda in the tribal areas and… Continue Reading →

#India – The Dangerous word : Maoists or Terrorists ?

: Dangerous word Thursday, Jun 13, 2013 Agency: DNA, Semantics matters in politics; language, used judiciously, is both a prime tool and a potent weapon in the shaping of public discourse. That is why there has been an ongoing debate both… Continue Reading →

Maoists deny links with Binayak Sen

Raipur, June 13, 2013 Suvojit Bagchi, The Hindu  The Hindu Human rights activist Binayak Sen during a function in Hyderabad. File photo Rebels term Shubranshu Choudhury’s book a “pack of lies, half-truths and scattered information” For the first time, Maoists have denied… Continue Reading →

Maoist violence is not a mere law and order problem: Tribal Affairs minister

Deo said the government needs to be sensible about development in tribal areas, rather than allowing industries to exploit the rich natural resources of these areas Nupur Sonar June 10, 2013 More by the author > The mangled remains of… Continue Reading →

Complaint to Odisha Human Rights Commission on CRPF atrocities in Niyamgiri

To, The Secretary, Odisha Human Rights Commission, Bhubaneshwar Date: 11th June 2013 Sub: CRPF atrocities and human rights violations in villages of Niyamgiri mountains On 3rd June 2013, at around 11am, the Central Reserve Police Force opened fired on a… Continue Reading →

India’s Maoist Insurgency Grinds On

By Chandrahas Choudhury Jun 1, 2013 3:20 ,BLOOMBERG An outlawed revolutionary group, the Communist Party of India (Maoist), which has for more than three decades carried on a guerrilla war in the forests of central India, carried out a vicious strike last weekend. On… Continue Reading →

#India – Villagers speak- The Maoists Support Us, But We Haven’t Joined Them’

In Odisha’s Koraput district, hardly a week passes without the police announcing the “surrender” of Chasi Mulia Adivasi Sangha (CMAS) members. But what crimes did the Adivasis commit for which they had to surrender? That’s a question even the Koraput… Continue Reading →

#India- A warning to Prime Minister of India , think twice before jumping the gun

Mr PM, think twice before jumping the gun Pushing in more troops to fight Maoists will only aid the onset of a full-scale insurgency Prem Shankar Jha 15-06-2013, Issue 24 Volume 10 t   Back to square one Demands for retribution… Continue Reading →

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